cryptic species

noun

Definition of cryptic species

: one of two or more morphologically indistinguishable biological groups that are incapable of interbreeding — compare physiologic race

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“Cryptic species.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cryptic%20species. Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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